Earlier this year, NZ Marketing magazine put it to marketers share their thoughts on the different advertising platforms and rate them, with the information collated in the Media Momentum Index. It revealed of all the platforms, out of home received the lowest score for measurement, just four out of 10, which was supported by comments that accurate suggesting realistic data is a weakness of the industry. And while it received high scores for its adaptability buoyancy and cut through, it’s all irrelevant if advertisers don’t have access to audience measurements.So we went to the advertising suppliers to see what they are doing to solve measurement challenges and get their take on the overall OOH situation in New Zealand.
Standard Media Index (SMI) has released a snapshot of advertising spend across the different media platforms for the past two years to reveal digital’s rapid growth has yet to overtake TV’s share of the dollar.
In response to Russia’s continued condemnation of homosexuality as a mental illness, The Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion has released a public service announcement that presents the two-person luge in particularly risqué fashion. The customary back and forth movements associated with the sport are accompanied by a backing track of The Human League’s ‘Don’t you want me baby’. And then at the end of the 30-second ad, text saying “The games have always been a little gay. Let’s fight to keep it that way,” appears on the screen.